UIC Alaska

Combat Training Squadron Lead

Program/Project Management
Position Type
Location : Location
US-CO-Schriever SFB
USD $140,000.00/Yr.
USD $160,000.00/Yr.
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret/SCI
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead seeks a Combat Training Squadron Lead to support an upcoming Innovation, Integration, and Information Support III (3IS III) contract primarily at Schriever Space Force Base, CO. 


Lead Bowhead efforts to assist the Government efforts to operate existing and future M&S systems capabilities and architectures in support of advanced training, demonstrations, special event assessments, exercises, and real-world contingency operations. The government shall provide training, funding and time to become proficient on new systems/capabilities, as appropriate, before requiring the contractor to operate future M&S systems capabilities. Flexible work schedules, including 24-hour/7-day operations, may be required periodically to support exercises, demonstrations, experiments and contingencies according to a mutually agreed upon schedule.

The CTS Lead shall:

  • Maintain detailed system expertise on all aspects of operating 392 CTS M&S and Command, Control, Computer and Communications (C4I) equipment
  • Gather information, coordinate with key players internal and external to 392 CTS, and integrate inputs to support the execution of 392 CTS M&S activities
  • Establish liaisons with key M&S mission partners as required by the Government
  • Plan, develop, and deliver M&S training and exercise scenarios for all 392 CTS mission activities (including SPACE FLAG) and if necessary, plan, develop, and test the interface to other DMO domains. This shall include the generation of virtual and constructive space effects that are synchronized with the scenario events
  • Execute 392 CTS mission activities by installing exercise-specific databases in 392 CTS M&S and C4I systems; configuring the systems as required to operate on the exercise network; monitoring the systems performance and making adjustments as required by changes in the scenario; and acting as exercise controllers/system experts
  • Lead support for 392 CTS Professional Planning and Control Force (PPCF). The 392d CTS plans and executes large force employment exercises to prepare forces for combat. The Large Force Exercise (LFE) Team delivers training to CCMDs, Services, and Combat Support Agencies in order to prepare their warfighters for combat in a CDO space environment. Additionally, the 392 CTS LFE team leads the designing, planning, execution, and assessment of the new and emerging United States Space Force (USSF) service-level exercises (e.g., SPACE FLAG, POLARIS HAMMER and SKIES series of exercises)
  • USSF Service-Level Exercise Requirements: Lead and manage design, develop, plan, execute, and assess USSF service-level exercises IAW USSF’s Service Exercise Plan (SEP)
  • Lead and manage support for Non-USSF Exercise Requirements (e.g., CCMD, other Services, Combat Support Agencies): develop, plan, and execute Space participation in Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), Combatant Command (CCMD), and other service exercises, experiments and demonstrations as defined by the USSF Service Exercise Plan (SEP) and through the processes directed in Space Force Instruction (SFI) 10-204
  • Lead efforts to support 392 CTS Maintenance and Sustainment: maintain, sustain, and upgrade the 392 CTS DMOC-S computer (hardware, software, etc.) and communications infrastructure. This includes establishment and sustainment of the communications and computer architecture and the configuration requirements for each exercise, DMO, or advanced training event

Lead and manage:

  • 392 CTS Project Management
  • SPACE FLAG and Advanced Training Future Capabilities Identification and Development
  • 392 CTS JNTC Liaison Officer Support at Joint Staff/J7 Suffolk, VA
  • 392 CTS JNTC Program Support at Schriever SFB, CO
  • Operating and Enhancing the 392 CTS BattleLab
  • Server-based and Dedicated Stand-alone BattleLab Capabilities
  • Administrative/Logistics Support


• Bachelors (BS) Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics Science, or Equivalent
• Strong DoD Space Officer background, preferably service in one or more of the organizations served by this contract
• At least ten (10) years in management positions with ten (10) years experience in the following space related focus areas: Program Management; OT&E / DT&E; Wargaming; Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) in support of exercises utilizing Live, Virtual, Constructive (LVC) tools and processes
• Graduate of Space Operations Officer Courses (Space 100 through 300)
• Possess knowledge and experience managing IT service Management
• Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and senior military leadership
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to lead and motivate

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must have an active security clearance at the Top Secret level. Must be eligible for a Sensitive Compartmental Information (SCI). US Citizenship is a requirement for a Top Secret/SCI clearance at this location.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042:  Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds 
Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically



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